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Car commuters gain more weight, even if they exercise: study

Biking ElsewhereREUTERS

People driving to work every day are packing on more pounds than their colleagues on trains, buses and bikes, according to a new study from Australia.

"Even if you are efficiently active during leisure time, if you use a car for commuting daily then that has an impact on weight gain," lead author Takemi Sugiyama of the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne told Reuters Health.
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<a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/car-commuters-gain-weight-exercise-article-1.1249618">http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/car-commuters-gain-weight-exercise-article-1.1249618</a>;

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